On This Day 104 years ago, the Easter Rising began…

The very talented John Breslin runs the Twitter account Old Ireland in Colour. He colourises old photos and he does an amazing job – it is an essential follow. For today he put up the colourised photo of the Easter Rising leaders, it really brings them to life. His previous work is well worth checking out, I have included some examples below. Peig Sayers at her own fireplace 1946 Dunquin, Co. Kerry Photographer: Caoimhín Ó Danachair Source: https://t.co/xzEeoUzlwl @duchas_ie CC …

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Art? There was free wine!

Being a blogger on Slugger isn’t something that comes with many perks, indeed I’ve been close to bottom of the list for the infrequent opportunities to have free drinks coming from Fealty Towers.  But, occasionally Slugger gives you the opportunity to experience things you just wouldn’t normally do Tonight, was the launch of Moochin Photoman’s ‘Through the Viewfinder’ exhibition at the Waterfront. It was some craic watching people trawl through a thousand photos, giving a critique but the whole time …

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